The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Bracelets can help Police address mental health communications issues

Emergency identification bracelets are available to Oak Park residents who could experience distress or disorientation in emergency situations. Residents that may benefit from the program include individuals with autism, Alzheimer’s, dementia or other mental health challenges. The bracelets include a metal face plate with a unique identification number and directions for contacting the Oak Park Police Department. No personal information is included on the bracelet, but relevant information that could be helpful to first responders can be added upon request. Applications are available at the Oak Park Police Department, 123 Madison St. More information about the Emergency ID program is available by calling 708.386.3800, emailing or visiting

Close-up photo of a sample bracelet